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Molecular characterisation of norovirus contamination in wastewater and oysters
Bivalve molluscan shellfish (BMS), such as oysters, when grown in waters impacted by human wastewater may bioaccumulate human enteric viruses such as Norovirus (NoV). NoV is the leading agent of foodborne viral gastroenteritis ...
Assessing the impact of wastewater treatment plant effluent on the norovirus contamination of shellfisheries
Norovirus (NoV) is the most common cause of viral gastroenteritis in the developed world. The discharge of Wastewater treatment plant (WWTP) effluent to the marine environment has implications for the virus quality of ...
Evaluation of modified flow-through pulsed UV technology for bacterial inactivation with comparison to a standard continuous-flow low pressure UV system
(NUI Galway, 2019-01-24)
Approximately 8,000 million litres of milk were processed by the Irish dairy industry in 2017. The most recent data indicates that industry water consumption rates average 2.5m3/m3 of milk processed and 14.9 m3/tonne ...